MR W FERGUS
Mr W Fejgus, who died at Danne virke recently was a very old resident of the Mount Somers district He arrived in the Asbburton County about
1866, and took up land in Sprmgburn a few years later He carried on the business of waggoner for some years, and later went in for oropping He was married in 1872, and for some time Mr and Mrs Fergus leased tbe Mount Somers Hotel, which tbey carried on as a boarding bouse very successfully About four and a half years ago Mr and Mrs Fergus ac quired a business in Akaroa, but most of their family moved to tbe North Island, and both being in a low state of health, they took up their residence in Dannevirke a few months ago Mr Fergus leaves a family of thirteen— seven sons and six daughters, who are all in the North Island, with the exception of Mr Donald Fergus, of Mayfield, Mrs G Green, Mount Horn era, and Mrs W Poole, Akaroa There are twenty five grandchildren Mr Fergus was well known in Akaroa, where he had the boarding bouse "The Willows," and was caretaker of the Akaroa baths
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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3519, 4 February 1916
OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3519, 4 February 1916
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